[erlang-questions] REF: Pocket PC incarnation ?

Kenneth Lundin <>
Fri Dec 14 15:23:03 CET 2007


Do you really need to run Cygwin on the Windows CE?

Cygwin is only required to make the build process work.
I suppose there are cross development tools and libraries which are
to be run in a Windows XP, 2000 or Vista environment that can be
used from Cygwin.

/Kenneth

On 12/14/07,  <> wrote:
> It's now some months I tried to get Erlang running on my
> Pocket PC running under Windows Mobile 5 (aka Windows CE
> 2005). As things are Cygwin dependant, and that it's not yet
> converted to Windows CE, I tried to follow another path.
> >From what I read here
> http://www.bluishcoder.co.nz/2007/02/factor-on-windows-mobile-5.html
> there is some ways to bypass Cygwin by using another method
> of compilation, eg CeGcc which can be found here
> http://cegcc.sourceforge.net/ ! Some helper files might
> obviously be found here http://mamaich.uni.cc/fr_pocket.htm
>
> The latests CeGcc file packages are currently only available
> under Linux
> http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=173455&package_id=198682
>
> Is there another path to get things compiling under Windows
> OS (best fit would be eVC4) or just remove/decrease legacy
> *Nix dependencies ? I think I'm close to completion, yet
> it's still somewhat frustrating having basic compile error
> such 'long long not permited'... Then the following task
> would be to open nodes accross Wi-Fi links on Windows Mobile
> 5 compatible devices that support such communication model :)
>
> Kochise
>
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